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Boy Scouts Of America Ends Ban On Gay Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.


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Boy Scouts Of America Executive Committee OKs Ending Ban On Gay Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America is one step closer to allowing its chartered organizations to select gay, lesbian and bisexual leaders.


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Sacramento Visitor’s Bureau Ad Campaign Targets LGBT Community

Crews have shut down several blocks around the state capitol to prepare for the 31st Annual Sacramento Pride Festival.


More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006.

Science Magazine Retracts Article About Study On Changing Voters’ Views On Same-Sex Marriage

Science magazine has formally retracted an article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters’ views toward support for same-sex marriage.


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Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Alabama became the latest state to see its ban on gay marriage fall to a federal court ruling Friday, as the issue of same-sex marriage heads to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Hospitals Struggle To Treat High Number Of EHEC Patients

US Moves To End Ban On Blood Donations By Gay Men

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.


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California Supreme Court Clears Ban On Therapy Turning Gay Minors Straight

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for enforcement of a first-of-its-kind California law that bars psychological counseling aimed at turning gay minors straight.


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Oprah’s Network Plans Series On NFL’s Michael Sam

NEW YORK (AP) The Oprah Winfrey Network says it plans to produce a documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The series will take […]


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BSA Pulls Charter From Seattle Church-Sponsored Troop That Allowed Gay Leader

The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership.


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Actress Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay

Ellen Page, who won the hearts of moviegoers as the pregnant teenager in the 2007 film “Juno,” has come out as gay.


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Holder Applies Same-Sex Marriage Ruling To Justice

The Justice Department runs a number of benefits programs, and Holder says same-sex couples will qualify for them.


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Federal Court Refuses To Reconsider Ruling Upholding Ban On Gay Therapy

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling upholding a California law that barred mental counseling aimed at changing a minor’s sexual orientation.